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What we believe

We uphold the Baptist Faith & Message of 2000.

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Our Vision

At FBCL, we love Jesus.  We love to do everything we can to make much of Jesus in Word, Worship, Prayer, and Serving.  We urge one another to engage in weekly worship services, connect through DNA Groups, and find places in which to serve one another in the church, community, and home.

OUR VISION

To see the kingdom of the world become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, where he shall reign forever and ever. (Revelation 11:15)

OUR MISSION

We exist to joyfully advance the kingdom of God by making much of Jesus in the Church, Community, and Home.

OUR AIM

Our desire is for your heart to encounter Christ through

  • the preaching of God’s inerrant and all-sufficient word,
  • songs that teach us to acknowledge God’s sovereign goodness, confess our brokenness, rejoice in our redemption, and eagerly await our Lord’s return,
  • prayer  that is bible saturated, Christ-exalting, and missions-minded
  • serving one another in unity and love by encouraging, equipping, and admonishing in the faith so that your heart will be set on fire with a radical love for Jesus that shines in the church, community, and home.

LEADERSHIP & STAFF

Jason Plumer

Pastor Jason Plumer has served at First Baptist Church since May 2015. His passion is to see families joyfully advance the kingdom of God by making much of Jesus in the church, community, and home. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Public Administration and Political Science from Winona State University in MN, and a Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He and his wife Stacy were married in 2002. They have five vivacious children Naomi, Ethan, Abigail, Abram, and Elias.  Pastor Jason enjoys reading, playing the piano, outdoor sports such as golf and tennis, and sitting on his porch on summer evenings.

Sonny Barret 

Worship & Youth Leader

 

The husband of Audra Barret.  Sonny was raised in Lafayette, LA.  He came to St. Louis in 1993.  He served as an Associate Pastor of Music and Youth at Rock Hill Baptist Church.  He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music and a Minor in Psychology from Louisiana College and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of  Missouri Saint Louis. He holds a Master's Degree in exercise Physiology from Louisiana Tech University and a Master's in Nurse Anesthesia from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.  He currently works in Anesthesia as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL.

Deacon

Dan King is the husband of Tami King and has been blessed with four beautiful children (Levi, Malachi, Moriah, and Isaac).  Dan serves FBCL in several capacities.  He has served our youth and families, as well as, the moderator for our business meetings.  Dan has faithfully served the office of deacon since 2015.  Dan is the owner of Kingdom Auto and loves helping young families grow in their relationship with Christ.

Deacon

George Anderson is the husband of Vickie Anderson.  He has served FBCL as a deacon for over 18 years.  He has 8 children, 4 at home and 4 grown.  He served as pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Worden, IL, and retired from working in the coal mines.  He has taken courses via correspondence from both SBC schools and Effectual World Harvest Institute.

Financial Secretary

Lisa Harbaugh
Financial Secretary
lisah.fbcl@gmail.com

Lisa has been on staff only since October 2015, however, has served others here through the youth & children's ministry as well as done mission work locally and across the country & world. Lisa and her husband Dave have been married since 2004. They have 7 grown children. Dave is the owner/operator of Ours Auto Repair on S. Old Route 66, Litchfield. They enjoy spending their free time with family and friends.

Custodian

Hank Leinemann Hank is the husband of Angie Leinemann.  Hank and Angie have faithfully served FBCL in hospitality, sound and media, and as a part-time custodian.

Custodian

Leslie Staley Leslie and her husband Randy live in Litchfield.  She has served our church in many areas from children's ministry, hospitality, media, and now as custodian.